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great. amazing amount of work told succinctly and very entertainingly!


Welcome to Crimetown, a series produced by Marc Smerling and Zac Stuart-Pontier in partnership with Gimlet Media. Each season, we investigate the culture of crime in a different city. In Season 2, Crimetown heads to the heart of the Rust Belt: Detroit, Michigan. From its heyday as Motor City to its rebirth as the Brooklyn of the Midwest, Detroit’s history reflects a series of issues that strike at the heart of American identity: race, poverty, policing, loss of industry, the war on drugs, and our universal desire for a savior. Detroit’s a tough town, and its residents are even tougher. They’ve weathered riots, a drug epidemic, political scandal, and innumerable other hardships, but they’re still here—and they have stories to tell.

Episode Date
Introducing “Operation: Tradebom”
Feb 27, 2023
Bonus Episode: The Streets Don't Love You Back
Sep 05, 2019
S2 E19: From the Ashes
Aug 29, 2019
S2 E18: United States v. Kwame Kilpatrick
Aug 22, 2019
S2 E17: Operation Bombay Dreams
Aug 15, 2019
S2 E16: Surrendered
Aug 08, 2019
S2 E15: The Murder of Tamara Greene
Aug 01, 2019
Introducing The Ballad of Billy Balls
Jul 31, 2019
S2 E14: The Affair
Jul 25, 2019
S2 E13: Gary Brown v. Mayor of Detroit
Jul 18, 2019
Introducing Man in the Window
Jul 17, 2019
S2 E12: Fake News
Jul 11, 2019
S2 E11: The Hip Hop Mayor
Jul 04, 2019
S2 E10: Right Here, Right Now
Jun 27, 2019
S2 E09: Dimitri
Jun 20, 2019
S2 E08: Operation Backbone
Jun 13, 2019
S2 E07: Who Killed Damion Lucas?
Jun 06, 2019
S2 E06: The Mayor, the Barber, and the Babysitter
May 30, 2019
S2 E05: YBI to the Day I Die
May 23, 2019
S2 E04: The Kingpins' Kids
May 16, 2019
S2 E03: The Fat Man and the Field Marshall
May 09, 2019
S2 E02: The Battle for Detroit
May 02, 2019
S2 E01: Stop the Robberies, Enjoy Safe Streets
Oct 01, 2018
Coming Soon: Season 2
Sep 20, 2018
Bonus Episode: Buddy Cianci...The Musical
Dec 23, 2017
Bonus Episode: Courtney
Dec 19, 2017
Bonus Episode: Sins of the Father
Nov 29, 2017
Bonus Episode: The Arrest of Ralph DeMasi
Jun 04, 2017
Bonus Episode: Crimetown Live in Brooklyn
May 21, 2017
The Crimetown Season One Soundtrack
May 18, 2017
S1 E18: The Prince of Providence
May 08, 2017
S1 E17: The Trial of Buddy Cianci
Apr 30, 2017
S1 E16: Operation Plunder Dome
Apr 23, 2017
Bonus Episode: The Gangster's Daughter
Apr 16, 2017
S1 E15: Family Ties
Apr 10, 2017
S1 E14: Renaissance Man
Apr 02, 2017
Bonus Episode: Cat and Mouse Part II
Mar 26, 2017
S1 E13: The Network
Mar 19, 2017
S1 E12: Mob Justice
Mar 12, 2017
S1 E11: The Doctor Broad
Mar 05, 2017
S1 E10: The Ghost
Feb 26, 2017
S1 E09: A Deal With the Devil
Feb 05, 2017
S1 E08: Cat and Mouse
Jan 29, 2017
S1 E07: Power Street
Jan 22, 2017
S1 E06: Gerald and Harold
Dec 18, 2016
S1 E05: The Art of the Deal
Dec 11, 2016
S1 E04: The Bonded Vault Heist
Dec 04, 2016
S1 E03: The Making of a Mayor
Nov 27, 2016
S1 E02: The Wiseguys
Nov 20, 2016
S1 E01: Divine Providence
Nov 20, 2016
Coming Soon
Oct 30, 2016